R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
A former FBI agent turned small-town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by them.
Arnold Schwarzenegger only agreed to star in this picture after much haggling in exchange for dissolving his multi-picture agreement with Dino De Laurentiis. He had one picture left with the producer and was actually very interested in doing Total Recall (1990), but De Laurentiis objected, feeling that he was not suitable for the lead role of Quaid. Instead, Patrick Swayze was already cast before the bankruptcy.
Mr. Rocca thinks you would make a worthwhile addition to our various endeavors.
Mark Kaminsky: I like to think so.
Luigi Patrovita: Oh, you're a thinker.
Mark Kaminsky: Sometimes. Not enough to get me into any trouble.
Luigi Patrovita: From what we know, you don't stay anyplace too long.
Mark Kaminsky: If you're not part of an...
In the shootout at the end, when the elevator descends and the mobsters shoot at the closed elevator door, the door then opens, but all the bullet holes in the back wall of the elevator have been made from outside to inside, not inside to outside as they would if the bullets had passed through the elevator.
$5,438,978 (USA) (8 June 1986)
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